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Other Names for Verdelite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Verdelit
Simplified Chinese:绿电气石
绿碧玺
Spanish:Verdelita

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Localities for Verdelite

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(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Afghanistan
 
  • Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan)
    • Kamdesh District
Van King
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Mount Magnet Shire
      • Dalgaranga Station
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Doce valley
Christian Bracke
Morteani, G., Preinfalk, C., and Horn, A.H. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 638-655.
    • Jequitinhonha Valley
      • Coronel Murta
        • Barra de Salinas
Rock Currier
      • Itinga
        • Taquaral
          • Piauí valley
Luigi Chiappino specimen
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Frei Martinho
        • Quixaba
Ferreira, A., Ferreira, V. P., Soares, D. R., & Vilarroel-Leo, H. S. (2005). Chemical and mineralogical characterization of elbaites from the Alto Quixaba pegmatite, Seridó province, NE Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 77(4), 729-743.
China
 
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Ji'an Prefecture
      • Suichuan Co.
Yunhuai Lin and Shiyang Chen (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(3), 23-31
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • South Bohemia Region
      • České Budějovice (Budweis)
Hušák, M.: Pegmatit z Dolního Třebonína u Českých Budějovic. Sborník Jihočeského muzea v Českých Budějovicích, Přírodní vědy, 1988, roč. 28, s. 18.
      • Český Krumlov
Welser, P. et al.: Lithný pegmatit Nová Ves. Minerál, Special volume, 2007, roč. 15.
      • Písek
Historic mineral collection National museum of Czech Republic
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • South Moravia Region
      • Tišnov
        • Drahonín
Černý, P.: Lithný pegmatit od Drahonína. Časopis Moravského musea v Brně, Vědy přírodní, 1960, 45, 53-55.
    • Vysočina Region
Novák M., Mazuch J. (1987): Nový lithný pegmatit z Dolní Rožínky. Acta Musei Moraviae, Sci. nat., 72, 257-258.
Nemec, D. (1989): Chemical composition of tourmalines in pegmatites of the Jihlava massif (western Moravia, Czechoslovakia). Chemie der Erde 49, 317-340.
Nemec, D. (1982): A pegmatite with lithium mineralization at Radonin, western Moravia. Chemie der Erde 41, 241-253 (in German).
Novák, M.: Bór obsahující minerály z granitických pegmatitů moldanubika. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1995, roč. 3, s. 164-169.
      • Žďár nad Sázavou
Novák, M., Houzar, S., Pfeiferová, A.: Přehled mineralogie, petrografie a historie klasické lokality lepidolitového pegmatitu v Rožné u Bystřice nad Pernštejnem, západní Morava. Acta Musei Moraviae, Sci. geol., 83:3-48.
P. Pauliš (2001): Nejzajímavější naleziště Moravy a Slezska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora.
P. Pauliš (2001): Nejzajímavější naleziště Moravy a Slezska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora.
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Alavus
Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp.
    • Seinäjoki
      • Peräseinäjoki
Haapala, I. (1966): On the granitic pegmatites in the Peräseinäjoki-Alavus area, South Pohjanmaa, Finland. Bulletin de la commission géologique de Finland 224, 98p.
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Harzburg
        • Radau valley
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Saxony
    • Chemnitz
      • Penig
H. Vollstädt, R. Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd. ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
    • Erzgebirge
      • Ehrenfriedersdorf
Thomas, R., and Webster, J.D. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 570-582.
      • Marienberg District
H. Vollstädt, R. Baumgärtel: "Einheimische Edelsteine", 2nd. ed., Steinkopff (Dresden), 1977
India
 
  • Jharkhand
Richard M. Pearl: "Minerals of India", Mineral Digest, vol. 2.
  • Madhya Pradesh
    • Jabalpur Division
Richard M. Pearl: "Minerals of India", Mineral Digest, vol. 2.
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Brescia Province
      • Adamello-Brenta Natural Park
        • Adamello Massif
          • Mt. Foppa
Pezzotta, Federico and Guastoni, Alessandro, The New Discovery of a LCT Pegmatite in the Adamello Massif, Central Southern Alps, Italy; Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Milan, Italy.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Ibaraki Prefecture
        • Hitachiohta City
Alfredo Petrov collection
Kenya
 
  • Eastern Province
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Ibity area)
        • Sahatany Valley
Michel Arliguie photo & specimen, photo-id 122484
Mozambique
 
  • Zambezia Province
    • Alto Ligonha District
Geotrade Bohemia
Jessie Fisher; Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Geotrade Bohemia
Geotrade Bohemia
North Korea
 
  • South Hamgyong Province
    • Munchon-gun
      • Pungha-myon
Shibata, H.: Lithia mica deposits in Korea with special reference to spodumene and amblygonite. (in: Geology and Mineral Resources of the Far East, University of Tokyo Press, 1969; pp 158-168)
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Plast
          • Kochkar' District
            • Svetlyi
Igor Savin's data
Sri Lanka
 
  • Sabaragamuwa Province
    • Ratnapura District
      • Ratnapura
Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Sweden
 
  • Norrbotten
    • Piteå
No reference listed
  • Västerbotten
    • Skellefteå
No reference listed
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
    • Pamir Mts
      • Rangkul' Highlands
Oleg Lopatkin
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Camborne - Redruth - St Day District
        • Gwennap
          • St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines)
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
      • St Austell District
        • St Stephen-in-Brannel
          • Whitemoor
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
    • Devon
      • Okehampton area (Northern Dartmoor)
Peter G. Embrey (1978) Fourth Supplementary List of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine 42:169-177
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
      • White Picacho District
Jahns, R.H. (1952), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 162: 87-90.
  • California
    • Fresno Co.
      • Kings Canyon National Park
        • Mount Goddard
Bradley, W.W. (1916b), Fresno and Kings Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 14: 439; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 370.
    • Riverside Co.
      • Cahuilla District
        • Anza
          • Anza Valley
Pala International, Inc. (2011), Specimen with label on display at the Collector, Fallbrook, San Diego County, California; April 19th.
        • Cahuilla
          • Cahuilla Mountain (Coahuila Mtn)
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: p. 121-22.
Geffner, P. and Fisher, J. (1997) Recent Work at the Lithia Dyke Claim, Cahuilla Mountain, Riverside County, California. Rocks & Minerals, 72 (3): pp. 156-161.
          • Juan Diego Flat
Laurano, A. F., Jr. (1991) Rainbow mine (Juan Diego) case files, 1988 thru 1991: unpublished.
        • Sage
          • Red Mountain
Wright, 1957. N.B.S. p.206. 7/24/58.
        • Thomas Mountain [town]
          • Thomas Mountain
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau Bulletin 37: p. 21, 122-123, 171 p.
      • Jurupa Mts
        • Jurupa
Anonymous (1955), World news on mineral occurrences: Rocks & Minerals: 30: 141-142; Cooney, R.L. (1956), The mineralogy of the Jensen and Henshaw quarries near Riverside, California: Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of California at Los Angeles: 16; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 503.
    • San Diego Co.
      • Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District)
        • Oak Grove
          • Aguanga Mountain
Ware, J. W. (1935) Gem Mining in San Diego Co., California: Precious Blue Topaz; Gems & Gemology, Vol. I, No. 8, March-April, pages 218-219; 240pp.
      • Banner District
        • Rodriguez Canyon
Schaller, W. T. 1917. Gems and precious stones. Mineral Resources U.S., 1915, pt. 2: p. 856.
      • Mesa Grande District
        • Gem Hill
Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 100.
Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 104.
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37; pages 133-135.
Mesa Grande Tourmaline & Gem Company 1906. Do It Now!! Buy Tourmaline Stock; The Pacific Monthly, Advertisement Section, January 1906. The Pacific Monthly Publishing Co.; Portland, Oregon.
Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 110.
        • Mesa Grande
Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: pages 89-91; illus., maps.
Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 113.
      • Pala District
        • Pala
          • Chief Mountain
            • Elizabeth R. Mine (Hazel W. claim)
Mauthner, M. H. F. (2011), Recent Updates from the Oceanview Mine. The Vug quarterly magazine 4(1): 41-43.
          • Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill)
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: pages 86, 132-133.
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: pages 86, 133.
          • Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn)
Merrill, F. J. H. 1914. Geology and Mineral Resources of San Diego and Imperial Counties: Gems, Lithia Minerals. California State Mining Bureau, San Francisco, Cal. California State Printing Office, December. Chapter 1, p. 67.
Swoboda, E. R. 2001. Pala district 1947-48: Unpublished field notes and personal interviews. Swoboda Inc., Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, CA; 5/2; 8 p.
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: pages 124-125.
Sheppard, J. B. (2008), History of the surface prospects and underground mining developments made along the northern portion of the Stewart pegmatite; personal communication with Scott L. Ritchie, San Diego Mining Company (SDMC). June/July.
San Diego Mining Company (2003)
Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. 1951. Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A, page 57.
      • Ramona District
        • Ramona
Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: pages 140-142.
San Diego Mining Company (1996)
      • Rincon District
        • Rincon
          • Ditch Mountain
Hanley, J. B. 1951. Economic Geology of the Rincon Pegmatites, San Diego County, California. Department of Natural Resources, California Division of Mines, Special Report 7B: p 23.
          • Rincon Mountain
Rogers, A. F. 1910. Minerals From The Pegmatite Veins Of Rincon, San Diego Co., California. Columbia University School Of Mines Quarterly Journal Of Applied Science, Vol. 31 pp. 208-218.
      • Warner Springs District
        • Chihuahua Valley
Ritchie, S. 2000. History of the Carmelita Gem Mine in the 20th Century. Southern California Gem Industries web publication: July.
Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1916d), Cassiterite in San Diego County, California: USGS Bulletin 620: 353; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 371.
        • Warner Springs
Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 106; illus., maps.
  • Colorado
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Quartz Creek Pegmatite District
Rocks & Min.: 24:233-234.
Bob Cobban
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State
        • Branchville
Cameron et al (1954)
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
          • Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries)
Rocks & Min.: 12: 141-143.
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
      • Auburn
        • East Mount Apatite District
No reference listed
USGS Bull 445
        • West Mount Apatite District
No reference listed
No reference listed
No reference listed
No reference listed
      • Poland
King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Standish
John Raymond
    • Oxford Co.
      • Buckfield
Gary Powell
      • Hebron
USGS Bull 445
No reference listed
      • Newry
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2, with updates by Van King
King, V. T., 2006, Minerals of Halls Ridge and Plumbago-Puzzle Mountain, Newry, ... Maine, Mineral News, v. 22(6): p. 1-3.
      • Norway
USGS Bull 445
      • Paris
No reference listed
      • Peru
Dick Dionne
      • Rumford
A. Plante, personal knowledge.; USGS Bull 445
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Georgetown
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
      • Topsham
No reference listed
  • Massachusetts
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Goshen
"Western Massachusetts Mineral Localities" by Plante, A.R., Valley Geology Press, 1992
  • New York
    • Westchester Co.
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 65.
  • South Dakota
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
        • Keystone
Rocks & Min.:10:147 & 60:112,116.
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